Returning to Work after Maternity/Parental Leave (ROI/NI)


Transitioning back to work following maternity or parental leave can be challenging. Even if you are going back to the same role and organisation, your routines are likely to change, your goals and priorities may have shifted and you may be dealing with other concerns including reconnecting with your professional self. This webinar is designed specifically to provide practical guidance that will help to successfully plan and manage your return.

Venue details:  
Webinar, , Online
Start date & time:  
05 May 2021 14:00
End date & time:  
05 May 2021 15:00
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Karin Lanigan


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership and personal effectiveness


This course will be delivered via Zoom on Wednesday 5 May 2021 from 2pm to 3pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This webinar is relevant to all members who are planning to return to the workplace following maternity or parental leave. Indeed, certain aspects of the webinar will be relevant to members returning to work following a career break.

Course overview

  • Steps to planning your return to the workplace.
  • Setting new goals and objectives.
  • Developing new routines.
  • Reconnecting with your professional self.
  • Rebuilding confidence.
  • Balancing work and home life.
  • Dealing with stress and guilt.
  • Building in time for yourself and incorporating self-care into your new routine.

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Take a step-by-step approach to planning your return to work including reviewing, recalibrating and clarify goals and objectives.
  • Return to the workplace with more confidence.
  • Plan and establish new routines.
  • Plan the process of reconnecting with your professional self.
  • Manage the stress that can be associated with returning to work.
  • Incorporate self-care into your daily routine.

Speaker bio

Karin Lanigan, Karin is Head of Member Experience with Chartered Accountants Ireland. Her responsibilities include career advice and coaching of members of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Karin is a qualified coach and has extensive experience working with members at all levels and also facilitates career workshops and clinics, presentations and psychometric